Prof. Duncan Brown

Position: Dean
Department: CMDR Research Fellows
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Qualifications: BA (Cum Laude), BA Hons (Cum Laude), MA, PhD (University of Natal)
My publications in this repository
More about me: here, and here
Tel: +27 21 9592667
Fax: +27 21 9593636

Recent Submissions

  • Introduction: Religion and spirituality in a postcolonial context 

    Brown, Duncan (Taylor and Francis, 2008)
    This Special Issue emerges out of an interdisciplinary research project on “Religion and Spirituality in a Postcolonial Context” run jointly by the University of KwaZulu-Natal and the Ferguson Centre for African and ...
  • Creative non-fiction: a conversation 

    Brown, Duncan; Krog, Antjie (Taylor and Francis Group, 2011)
    Creative non-fiction has become in the sense ‘the genre’; of South African writing: writing which makes its meanings at the unstable fault line of the literary and journalistic, the imaginative and the reportorial. Duncan ...
  • “Modern prophets, produce a new bible”: Christianity, Africanness and the poetry of Nontsizi Mgqwetho 

    Brown, Duncan (Southern African Literature and Culture Centre, UKZN, 2008)
    In this article I consider how one might approach the apparently singular figure of Nontsizi Mgqwetho, a Xhosa woman who produced an extraordinary series of Christian izibongo in newspapers in the 1920s: through what ...